04-CLS-M (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Clinton County, Ohio (39.4° N, 83.9° W: paleocoordinates 25.8° S, 57.7° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Aphelognathus divergens conodont zone, Lower Whitewater Formation, Richmondian (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• C5 sequence

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, bioturbated, shelly/skeletal, gray packstone and lithified, gray mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite, replaced with calcite

Primary reference: S. M. Holland and M.E. Patzkowsky. 2007. Gradient ecology of a biotic invasion: biofacies of the type Cincinnatian Series (Upper Ordovician), Cincinnati, Ohio region, USA. Palaios 22:408-423 [S. Holland/S. Holland]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 72948: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Steven Holland on 04.06.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Flexicalymene meeki Foerste 1910 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Holtedahlina sulcata Hall and Clarke 1892
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Plaesiomyidae
"Plaesiomys subquadrata" = Plaesiomys subquadratus
"Plaesiomys subquadrata" = Plaesiomys subquadratus Hall 1847
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
 Orthida - Plectorthidae
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomata -
Trepostomata indet. Ulrich 1882
ramose
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Streptelasmatidae